Moloney steps in to Foott's shoes

XAVIER Moloney will coach Swan Hill Football Club next season.

Moloney, who coaches the Swans' colts side which takes on Kerang in Sunday's first semi-final, has two years' experience as assistant coach under outgoing coach Hugh Foott.It is his first senior appointment.

Moloney said the wheels were already in motion for 2013.Ex-coaches Foott and Callan Beasy are on board again, and Moloney said they were likely to be important resources during his first year in charge.

"[They're] more than supportive of my decision," he said.

For more on this story see Wednesday's edition of The Guardian (September 5, 2012).

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